Immigration

Recent Stories
Jose Saca: From Salvador, Robbed by Coyotes, Amnestied by Reagan

Jose Saca: From Salvador, Robbed by Coyotes, Amnestied by Reagan

We took the bus to Guatemala, where we got assaulted by our coyote. He took almost everything from us.
Ariana Delawari: Somewhere Between Kabul and Los Angeles

Ariana Delawari: Somewhere Between Kabul and Los Angeles

Born right after the Soviet invasion of her family's home country, she grew up in two worlds: the '80s and '90s La Cañada and the world of Afghanistan.
Miles Regis: Multimedia Artist From Trinidad

Miles Regis: Multimedia Artist From Trinidad

I said 'Amsterdam is a close second, but I want to live in L.A.'...cut to five years later, I'm still not in L.A. yet.
Cheng Rey Koo: China, Chinatown, and L.A. Is Love

Cheng Rey Koo: China, Chinatown, and L.A. Is Love

Setting up shop in Chinatown was the logical conclusion after fleeing Communist China.
Andy Hasroun: From Syria, He Got A Visa, His Brothers Did Not

Andy Hasroun: From Syria, He Got A Visa, His Brothers Did Not

Walking out of the airport was like a dream for the future Atwater Village business owner.
Saskia Wilson-Brown: Rubbing Fenders in Shambolic, Egalitarian L.A.

Saskia Wilson-Brown: Rubbing Fenders in Shambolic, Egalitarian L.A.

From Paris, San Francisco, and London to the "shambolic Third-World-ness" of L.A.